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in washington today to demand safe return of at least 223 school girls kidnapped in nigeria more than two weeks ago. critics of the nigerian government say officials aren't doing enough to try to rescue these girls and return them. >> and this was the scene in new york where dozens tried to bring attention to the matter. this comes as secretary of state john kerry is in africa where he pledged support to help the nigerian government. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children by obamacare a har a.m. is unconscionable. we will do everything to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes. >> they're accused of abducting them from a boarding school. the group opposes education and human rights groups say the kidnappers use the girls as sex slaves. it is not known where they are now. officials think they were trucked into a remote forest. the failure to find the girls inspired people to speak out around the world, many using the #bringbackourgirls. >> that's the rally cry for nigerians on social media, expressing anguish and trust trags with how they'r
the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
that the government has not done enough to save them. social media is making a difference in nigeria. it's where this is happening. we have that story for you. s we. legs, for crossing. feet...splashing. better things than the joint pain and swelling of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. if you're trying to manage your ra, now may be the time to ask about xeljanz. xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a small pill, not an injection or infusion, for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers have happened in patients taking xeljanz. don't start xeljanz if you have any infection, unless ok with your doctor. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests before you start and while taking xeljanz, and routinely check certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common, and if you have ha
continues for hundreds of girls abducted in nigeria. coming up for you, why these protesters you're seeing now say the government isn't doing enough. >>> welcome back to "cnn newsroom," everyone. i'm ear errol barnett. >>> nigeria is searching for hundreds of girls taken from a boarding school. they say 276 students were dragged from their beds last month and that number could increase. vladims live in lagos. it's one of these stories that breaks your heart. these young girls just wanted an education, and i understand some relatives even raised money themselves so they could go and search, feeling helpless because of what the government's not done so far. what's happening there? >> reporter: that's exactly right, errol. we've spoken to some of those family members. they say that over the last couple of days, they've attempted to take some rocks, sticks, machetes, whatever they could find, to go into the area where it is believed boko haram is holding these girls, to risk their own lives to try to bring their daughters, their sisters back home, because they say that the government is not do
following on this program. in nigeria, police now confirm a total of 276 girls were kidnapped by islamic extremists 17 days ago more than originally thought. some of the girls managed to escape, but there is still no sign of 223 of them who were taken by a group linked to al-qaeda called boko haram. the nigerian people are demanding the government does something about the girls. >> it is shocking that our government has not even made any official statement. all we keep hearing are lies, we need to hear the truth. >> getting the girls back will not be easy, a source says they believe the girls are not together anymore and many have been moved across the border to serve as sex slaves. the fear is that boko militants would kill them if security forces approached. another force told me that nigerian army is so afraid of fighting boko haram in the middle part of the country that they literally draw lots to see who gets sent to fight them. they say the brazenness that they operate with is unprecedented levels. the state department says they have not been asked for help. does it matter that the
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
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will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
their case. >>> also, huge crowds march in nigeria's biggest cities. what they say police should be doing instead of watching over protests like this. stay with us. >>> at least nine people are dead, almost a dozen injured after a bus station bombing in nigeria. this happened in the capital just as workers were returning home from the may day holiday. no one's claimed responsibility but the attack happened 100 meters from where another blast killed 71 people last month. the islamist group said it was behind that bombing. the bombing comes as nigerians demand action in the kidnapping of 230 school girls more than two weeks ago. huge crowds like the ones you're seeing here marched through the streets of lagos all demannig that they do more. the school principal said 43 have escaped from their kidnappeders but 187 is still missing. one of the protestors says the government has to step up. >> it's very disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us are being held captive somewhere and just because of the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical and it's g
on our website tonight. >>> overseas now, a deadly bomb attack in nigeria late today on a busy street in that country's capital, killing at least nine people. it's the latest in a wave of violence by islamic extremists that has taken well over 1,000 lives so far just this year. the nigerian government also so far largely unable to stop it. and it gets worse. as you may have heard, terrorists have kidnapped more than 200 teenage schoolgirls. a nightmare for the parents and their whereabouts unknown leaving their families anxious and angry. we get this story from andrea mitchell. >> reporter: anger and frustration more than two weeks of the kidnapping of more than 200 girls. a nightmare for the parents and extended family. some of the girls taken from this school may have already been sold into so-called marriages for a few dollars. >> i personally believe that not enough is being done to rescue our daughters. >> reporter: nigeria, africa's wealthiest country is a magnet for global investment but northeast nigeria is a lawless, dangerous frontier, home to bands of islamic terrorists and
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the group, or to send a strong message. foremanner u.s. ambassador to nigeria, appreciate you joining us today, let's take you around the world today. police arrest add politician on suspicion of murder thanks to a college research project. gary adams used to run the political wing, he now leads an opposition party in northern ireland, he is is expected to having tied to an abduction and murder, taped interviews given to boston college researchers led police to reopen the case then arrest him. adam supporters say the movement is a political tactic ahead of local elections later this month. 60% of the eligible voters turned out for yesterday's election. left completely three years ago, more than 9,000 candidates are competing for 328 seats in the parliament. violence has spiked to the highest in nearly six years. in malaysia a report says it took air traffic controllers 17 minutes to realize that flight 370 was missing. it also shows it took four hours to launch a search and rescue operation. vietnamese air traffic controllers are the ones that let them know. the plane seating plan and th
against the terror group that terrorized nigeria and outraging families and supporters of more than 200 girls kidnappeded from their school two weeks ago. there were marches yesterday protesting against nigerian government in action. they were taken by a group -- kbirlsz were taken by a group opposed to western education. the a terror group that was respond for 1,000 deaths in the region last year alone. ♪ bring back our girls >> bring back our girls. there are reports that the young girls are being solid into military for a pittance. >> all kinds of reports coming out that some of the girls escaped and being sold across the border or little as three pounds, $5. >> what about other girls, are they no longer attending school? is there more protection to prevent girls from being kidnap? >> in the first place in the northeastern part it's somewhat of an accomplishment to go to school. everyone is concerned what the aftermath is going to be and how can they convince their husbands it's okay for our daughters to get education. [ female announcer ] late night? crazy morning? try new olay fr
is mounting in nigeria as mothers and sisters demand its government to step up its efforts to rescue nearly 200 girls that were kidnapped two weeks ago and we'll get the latest from the a.p. chief africa correspondent about reports of a possible deal under way with the captors. plus, a first of its kind law in tennessee would punish pregnant drug users with jail time. the state says it helps protect babies, but some doctors and women's organizations say the law could actually harm children. it's our news nation gut check. join our conversation on twitter and you can find me at tamron hall and my team at "news nation." if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain. this is humira helping me lay the groundwork. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. humira is proven to h
and those in power whose critics accuse those in power of abusing it. >> nigeria's government has told august that it's finding it hard to deal with radical groups, but says it's capable to deal with the challenge. more than 200 girls are still missing from the state or abducted two weeks ago. civil society groups are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. we report. >> these protestors including relatives demand the immediate release of more than 200 school girls. they are angry at the governments response to the kidnapping that happened two weeks ago. the radical group is believed to be behind the abductions. >> you know the insurgents also have their own ways of operating and one challenge you have is that let me use the word defenseless. if you are dealing with somebody you know one-on-one, you can come out and let us talk, but it creates that problem, you know, when we are dealing with people that are faceless, with a group that is faceless. in times of reaching out, it's difficult to reach out to them completely, because they don't come out openly to talk and
a check of the videos captured by citizens around the world. >> nigeria demanding action from the government following the disappearance of 230 students from a northern village, most girls. instagram user capturing this demonstration as the women call for the girls to be brought back home. you may recall they were taken two weeks ago by armed men believed to be part of a militant group. >> management at an oil refinery in ghana say supply will not be affected following a deadly blast there earlier this week. that is video from it. a smoke cloud rising, people running from the scene. one was killed in the explosion. >> the heavens providing this for people in new zealand, a beautiful display lighting up the night sky. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. up next, the rallies taking place around the world today and the violence that's erupted from may day demonstrations. >> first let's check temperatures around the nation today. things appear to be getting warmer. >> a little bit. now that that front has gone through, some places have dropped but now that the front has gone thr
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in nigeria more than a week ago. the school says, 230 girls were taken. more than 40 managed to escape. authorities blame the islamist militant group for this mass kidnapping. we spoke with former british envoy, gordon brown. he says disturbing incidents like this go beyond nigeria. >> we have to look at how we can make schools safer in the future. if young girls and boys can be abducted from schools in nigeria, iraq, syria, we have to do what the united nations has done for other schools. it raises huge questions about the future. the first thing is the safety of these young girls. >> experts say boca that ron also uses female victims as servants or sexual slaves. we'll bring you updated information as nigeria continues to search for those missing girls. >>> prince george's three-week journey is over. coming up for you, a joyful recap of the royal tour. stay with us. every day, people fall. from a simple misstep, to tripping over a rug, to just losing their balance. and not being able to get up from a fall can have serious, lifetime consequences. being prepared is important. philips l
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